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What are the disadvantages of thermal power plants?


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Thermal power plants.

Definition: A power plant primarily generates energy by burning fossil fuels such as coal as well as petroleum, is called a thermal power plant.

Below are the disadvantages of thermal power plants:

  1. The amount of water required to keep the turbines somewhere at the proper temperature appears excessive.
  2. Thermal power plants emit enormous volumes of smoke and pollutants, they have an impact on the environment.
  3. The power plant's overall efficiency was approximately poor.
  4. The expense of upkeep seems to be high.

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